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Title The Company town : architecture and society in the early industrial age / edited by John S. Garner
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1992


Description 1 online resource (245 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Merthyr Tydfil and early ironworks in south Wales / Bruce Thomas -- Noisiel-sur-Marne and the ville industrielle in France / John S. Garner -- The company town in Scandinavia / Mats Ahnlund, Lasse Brunnström -- Early New England mill towns of the Piscataqua River valley / Richard M. Candee -- Earle S. Draper and the company town in the American south / Margaret Crawford -- Company towns in the western United States / Leland M. Roth -- Company towns of Chile and Argentina / Olga Paterlini de Koch
Summary Company towns - those associated with textiles, mining, or tool manufacturing, for example - can be found worldwide and from antiquity to the present. But with the Industrial Revolution what had been the isolated incidence of such towns became a building phenomenon. This book describes and compares in seven essays the concurrent development and building of selected towns in Europe and the Americas
Analysis Towns History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-241) and index
Notes English
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Subject Company town architecture -- History -- 19th century
Architecture and society.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Urban.
Architecture and society
Company town architecture
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Garner, John S., 1945-
LC no. 91035627
ISBN 9781429407274